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Norma Jean Bowman

May 3, 1930 ~ October 2, 2019 (age 89)


Norma Jean Bowman lived her life serving Jesus and her family.  Norma’s faith in the Lord helped established the Christ-centered spiritual foundation for her five children, eighteen grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Norma Jean Bowman, 89, LaFontaine, passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at her residence.  Norma was born in Wabash, on May 3, 1930, to the late Dan & Edna Wendel.

Norma was a graduate from Lagro High School.  She married Charles K. Bowman on January 27, 1950; he passed away on March 5, 2013.  Norma was fabulous homemaker, who took pride in caring of her family.  

Norma is survived by two daughters, Diane Curless, of Katy, Texas and Joy (Kenneth) Parson, of LaFontaine; three sons, Dan (Georgann) Bowman and Kevin (Kymber) Bowman, both of LaFontaine, and Kerry (Melissa) Bowman, of Temecula, California; eighteen grandchildren, Jennifer Curless, Brandon Curless, Trisha Curless-Graves, Robbie Curless, Danielle Shaw, Laura Langebartels, Lindsay Rhodes, Michael Bowman, Amber Lewis, Kyle Bowman, Evan Bowman, Amy Hobson, Ryan Bowman, Zac Bowman, Levi Bowman, Grace Bowman, Aaron Parson, and Ashley Parson and eight great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by one brother, Howard Wendel.

Funeral services are at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 7, 2019 at McDonald Funeral Home, LaFontaine Chapel, 104 South Main Street, LaFontaine, Indiana 46940. Burial will follow at Grant Memorial Park in Marion, Indiana.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 6, 2019 at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to The Great Commission Fund of The Christian Missionary Alliance, www.cmalliance.org (Great Commission Fund), 8595 Explorer Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80920. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mcdonaldfunerals.com

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October 6, 2019

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

Funeral Service
October 7, 2019

10:00 AM
McDonald Funeral Home
104 South Main Street
LaFontaine, IN 46940

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